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 (nē′stər, dnyĕ′-) or Dni·stro (nē′strō, dnyē′-)
A river rising in western Ukraine and flowing about 1,365 km (850 mi) generally southeast through eastern Moldova then back into Ukraine where it empties into the Black Sea near Odessa. It formed the Soviet-Romanian border from 1918 to 1940.
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(Placename) a river in E Europe, rising in Ukraine, in the Carpathian Mountains and flowing generally southeast to the Black Sea. Length: 1411 km (877 miles). Russian name: Dnestr Romanian name: Nistru
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or Dnes•tr

(ˈni stər; Russ. dnyɛstr)

a river rising in SW Ukraine, flowing SE from the Carpathian Mountains through Ukraine and Moldavia to the Black Sea. ab. 875 mi. (1410 km) long.
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Built on a kink of the Dniester River, which roughly divides Moldova and Transnistria, it has borne witness to several battles between Turkish and Russian forces, but finally fell to the imperial Russian military in the early 1800s.
When it was over, close to a thousand people had been killed, and the land east of Moldova's Dniester river had seceded to form a self-declared new state that remains unrecognised by the international community.Trans-Dniester takes its 'independence' from Moldova seriously.
The largest in Europe, Dniester PSPP (Pumped Storage Power Plant), situated in the foothills of the Carpathians on the right bank of the Dniester River, 8 km NE of Sokyriany in Chernivtsi region (48[degrees]30'49"N, 27[degrees]28'24"E), is not an exception.
TASS quoted the statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying, Ryabkov "drew the ambassador's attention to the provocative initiative put forward by Chisinau, which requests that the possibility of a complete withdrawal of foreign military forces from Moldova's territory be included in the agenda of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly." "Russia stressed that Moscow considered this step, which ignores the real reasons for the Russian limited contingent of troops' presence in the Dniester River area, as another link in a chain of hostile actions that those politicians in Chisinau, who do not want bilateral relations to improve, have been taking recently," the statement added.
The Security Zone was established along the Dniester River, consisting of three sectors (North-Ribnita, center-Dubasari and South-Bender) with a length of 225 km and a width of 12-20 km, out which had to be withdrawn the military and militarized forces--an objective assumed by the authorities in Chisinau and ignored by the Tiraspol administration, which maintains military forces in the security zone up to present.
Jagusiak et al., "Weight-length relationships for three fishes (Leuciscus leuciscus, Phoxinus phoxinus, Salmo trutta) from the Strwiaz River (Dniester River drainage)," Archives of Polish Fisheries, vol.
All she had to do was ask and Sped and I both willingly taught her teenaged troops how to street skate in military formation along the banks of the Dniester River. She had more talent than Sped and me combined, but as she insisted, "Boys never learn from girls."
The samples were collected from the Bagovytsya section (48[degrees]36'21.00"N; 26[degrees]43'45.50"E), a Homerian (Wenlock, Silurian) succession exposed in a tributary in the valley of the Dniester River in Podolia, Ukraine (Fig.
Geochemical conditions of the Dniester River Valley are characterized by high Se bioavailability to plants with no anthropogenic Se loading [51, 52].
The main goal of the research was to assess vulnerability of Dniester river basin to climate change on the local level through addressing two specific tasks: (1) to develop and practically realize a methodology for assessing the climate change vulnerability at the level of second-tier administrative-territorial units (ATUs) of Moldova and (2) to build spatial models of the vulnerability of the Moldavian part of the Dniester river basin.
fluvial--the river Raut valley between Butuceni and Trebujeni villages, Orhei district, where the river has 2 meanders; Raut's sector near Furceni village, during both sectors river's valley is carved in Sarmatian limestone; the Dniester river sector near the village Tapova, Rezina district and Tapova river from the same village; the river Dniester sector near Saharna village, district Rezina.